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Are you a skilled process engineer with a passion for optimizing manufacturing processes and driving continuous improvement? We are looking for an experienced professional to join our clients Operations team and help them enhance product manufacturing, molding processes, and automation solutions. If you have at least 5 years’ experience of working in the injection molding industry I'd love to hear from you!

  • Responsible for the introduction of all new products into the company and compiling standard specifications for each process and monitoring all existing production to standard specifications.
  • Responsible for executing projects relating to new products, the continuous improvement program, lean program & line extensions for existing customers & products.
  • Responsible for process optimization of existing processes.
  • Ensures process optimization using statistical techniques.
  • Works with the Production Group leaders (PGL’s) in troubleshooting processing problems.
  • Establishes relationships with the customers and Equipment/ Raw Material suppliers in pursuit of continuous improvement and on-going business development.
  • Attends schedules and facilitates internal meetings to help establish priorities and assign tasks.
  • Solves, in conjunction with the Quality department, customer related problems/issues as needed and is responsible for closeout of internal quality and CAPA related actions.
  • Instructs others, formally or informally, regarding manufacturing related skills or knowledge and assist in the training of employees on new processes or systems introduced to the company.
  • Coordinate the development of documentation in the Production and Technical areas in line with ISO9001 and ISO 13485 requirements, and review the systems with the Group Leaders and the Quality department on a regular basis to ensure conformance to same.
  • Communicate on a regular basis (or as appropriate) with external suppliers of materials and equipment and provide regular feedback on any issues to the management team. Compliance to all site Environmental, Health and Safety requirements training, and regulations.
  • Must have a minimum of a National Diploma Level 7 or Level 8 with significant experience in Plastics Engineering (Preferably a Degree in Plastics Engineering) and at least 5 years’ experience in the injection molding industry.
  • Must have a very good knowledge of injection mold tooling and design.
  • Must have a very good knowledge of injection molding (standard process and Multi component), processing, ancillary equipment, Robots and automation systems.
Required Skills:
  • Preferably worked in either the medical, packaging or technological industries.
  • Must have dealt with Customers in a previous employment.
  • Preferably have some knowledge of Real time monitoring systems.
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Design of experiments (DOE) and demonstrate use of same.
  • Must have good data analysis capabilities & be familiar with statistical software, (ideally Minitab).
  • Should have a good knowledge of the principles of WCM, JIT, SMED, and Kaizen.
  • Must have knowledge in computer systems; integrated manufacturing systems; word processing and spreadsheets. (Also knowledge of MFG Pro would be a distinct advantage).
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to accurately document work performed.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of six sigma methodology.

For further information on this role please contact Hannah Browne +353864409255 or email

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